Historical Winnipeg Photos

Some interesting photos from decades past of the old Peg.

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Main Street

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Construction of the Union Bank Tower 1904.

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Osborne Field where Great West Life is now.

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Eaton’s building on Portage.

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Old Empire Hotel on the southeast corner of Main and York. Burned down in the early seventies.

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When Citiplace was called Eaton Place. It had movie theaters back then.

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Majestic old apartment building at the corner of Main and Broadway. The building also burned down.

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The building had a pagoda in the courtyard.

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Building the Fort Garry Hotel 1913

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City Hall

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Main Street 1887

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Portage Avenue circa 1950’s.

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Portage and Main 1970’s

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Main Street in the 1800’s

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The old Royal Alexandra Hotel at Main and Higgins

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Main and Logan in the 1950’s

Historical comparisons

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Wesley College at the University of Winnipeg

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Birks Building at the corner of Portage and Smith

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Broadway

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Union Bank Tower and City Hall

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Hargrave at Cumberland

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Osborne Village

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Old CKY TV News Team with the gorgeous Sylvia bottom left.

Winnipeg does have a White House

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Portage and Fort

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Portage Avenue. Looking at the cars it must be the 1920’s.

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